FAA Announces Updates To DroneZone – Now Available For Recreational Flyers
The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) has some exciting news for recreational drone users. According to the most recent press release, updates to DroneZone now allow recreational flyers to request airspace authorizations in controlled airspace where the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) is not available.
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Airspace authorizations can take up to 45 days to process and approve through the DroneZone.
Recreational flyers may request to fly up to the designated altitude ceiling in an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Facility Map (UASFM) and only for daytime operations.
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LAANC is a collaboration between the FAA and industry that directly supports the safe integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into the nation’s airspace, expediting the time it takes for drone pilots to receive authorizations to fly under 400 feet in controlled airspace.
For more information, please visit the FAA’s website at faa.gov